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There is no set distance. Normally the wicket keeper will stand right up at the stumps to spin bowlers. To faster bowlers the 'keeper normally stands so that the ball is caught chest high to a delivery of normal legnth.

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There is no specific distance but usually if a fast bowler is Bowling at 135+ on a normal pitch, the wicket keeper should stand 15 to 25 yards away from the stumps to easily collect the ball at waist height.

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